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January 2015

 

Map Your Future: 2015 Transition Fair

Sponsored by Davis School District Special Education and 504 Departments and Davis Applied Technology College

All student 5th grade and up who receive Special Education and/or 504 services are encouraged to attend to receive valuable information from dozens of outside agencies to help them “map their future” as they plan to transition from school to adult responsibilities. Parent and teachers are also encouraged to attend!

Thursday, January 29, 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Davis Applied Technology College

550 East 300 South, Kaysville, Utah, 84037
Students, parents and teachers are all invited to attend.

 

Workshop- Parents as Partners in the IEP Process

Parents are important members of the IEP team. They can and want to be effective partners with other members of the team in developing and delivering special education programs for heir student with disabilities. However, they often lack information. This workshop will help parents understand their role, rights and responsibilities in the IEP process. Parents will also learn how to effectively prepare, participate in and follow-up on IEP meetings held on behalf of their student.

Thursday, January 29, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center

230 West 200 South, Suite 1101
Online Registration: http://conta.cc/1v0s34D

 

February 2015

 

Workshop- Navigating the Maze of Services and Resources

Guest Speaker: Utah Family Voices

This will be an interactive session on health care and community supports for children and youth. The overall goal of this session is to help parents identify services that will benefit their children and families. Information presented is to help families navigate a system where they have knowledge about potential funding, supports and services they may be eligible for. Information about Medicaid, SSI, community organizations and agencies are examples of what will be covered.

Thursday, February 5, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center

230 West 200 South, Suite 1101
Online Registration: http://conta.cc/1ujrOQ1 or by calling the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

Spanish Workshop- Prevención de Bullying

Este taller hablara en detalle sobre bullying, incluyendo: qué es bullying, cuáles son los distintos tipos de bullying, a quién se le hace bullying,  y porque se les acosa los jóvenes. Los que estén presente en este taller aprenderán: pasos para intervenir en conducta de bullying, como animar a un joven que ha presenciado bullying a tomar acción, el papel primordial de la escuela, y leyes y reglamentos. En este taller también se hablara de los jóvenes que tienen una discapacidad y son víctimas de bullying.

Viernes, 6 de febrero, 9:30 AM- 12:00 PM

210 E. Center St., Clearfield, UT, 84015
Si tiene cualquier pregunta por favor de llamar al Centro Padres de Utah  al 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Transition from Early Intervention to Special Education Preschool: What You Need to Know before Your Child’s Third Birthday

This is an exciting time for families and their children with disabilities and special needs! Families have had the benefit of receiving services from Early Intervention and are now preparing to receive school-based programs and services. Come learn about your roles and responsibilities in working with teams that support your child as s/he moves into preschool programs.  Parents have specific rights and responsibilities as they navigate through transition from Early Intervention (EI) programs under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to preschool programs under Part B of IDEA. Families need training and information to assist them with knowledge and understanding to be effective participants with teams.

Tuesday, February 10, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Kauri Sue Hamilton School

2827 W. 13400 S. Riverton
Register online: http://conta.cc/1pWDiTn or by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- From “NO Where” to “KNOW Where” Transition to Adult Services

Families of youth and young adults with disabilities have learned many things, but most of admit that they have much more to learn. The transition to adult life can leave parents feeling they are “NO Where”- totally lost! Get to “KNOW Where” by learning about transition planning and related issues. We will also discuss how to prepare your teen to participate in the transition planning process. Transition Pathways specific to the SLCSD will be presented.

Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center
230 West 200 South, Suite 1101
Register online: http://conta.cc/1B37J5x or by calling the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Spanish Workshop- Apoyo Positivo de Conducta

  • Problemas comunes de conducta
  • Impacto del AD/HD en la familia & la Creación de estrategias de conducta positiva de acuerdo a la edad y el desarrollo del niño.
  • Desarrollo de Estrategias e Intervenciones Que Fortalecen las Relaciones Familiares en vez de separarlas
  • Cómo me puede ayudar la escuela cuando mi hijo tiene problemas de conducta fuertes y serios en la escuela?
  • ¿Cómo pedir una evaluación bajo las leyes federales de Educación
  • ¿Cómo se hace la evaluación.
  • Trabajando con las escuelas: Construyendo un equipo de trabajo que funcione.

Wednesday, February 11, 9:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Woodrow Wilson Elementaría
2567 S. Main St., Salt Lake City
Por favor de llamar al Centro Padres de Utah, si tiene cualquier pregunta- 801-272-1051.

Workshop- Parents as Partners in the IEP Process

Parents are important members of the IEP team. They can and want to be effective partners with other members of the team in developing and delivering special education programs for their student with disabilities. However, they often lack information. This workshop will help parents understand their role, rights and responsibilities in the IEP process. Parents will also learn how to effectively prepare for, participate in and follow-up on IEP meetings held on behalf of their student.

Thursday, February 12, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Vista Education Center, Rooms 1525 & 1535
97 South 200 East, Farmington
Register online: http://conta.cc/ZlClyd or by calling Roz Welch at 801-402-5120 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Parent/Educator Support Group Meetings in Nebo School District

Our “Parent/Educator Support Group Meetings” in Nebo School District are ALWAYS on the second Thursday of every month at the District Office (350 South Main Street, Spanish Fork.) these are adults only and for ALL parents of children with any disability. (Nebo District prefers to decide topics month-to-month according to parent need.)

Thursday, February 12, 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM

350 South Main Street, Spanish Fork
No registration needed, for any questions call Heidi Whittaker at  801-228-8144.

 

Workshop- Sensory Smart: A Parent’s Primer on Sensory Strategies

Guest Speaker: Madelyn Mauer – Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain

During this workshop we will discuss how the way we all process sensory information can either help or hinder our participation in daily activities. We will focus specifically on how sensory sensitivities can make participation more difficult for children, and how certain sensory strategies and environmental modifications can help increase success in a child’s “occupations,” which include: play, academic related tasks, community participation, and self-care activities.

Tuesday, February 17,  7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Utah Parent Center
230 West 200 South, Suite 1101 , Salt Lake City
Register online: http://conta.cc/1rIxYYP or by calling Michelle Murphey at 801-833-3825 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

Workshop- Applying for Social Security When Your Child Turns 18

A parent consultant from Utah Family Voices will give a parent’s perspective about the process for applying and maintaining Social Security eligibility for parents who have children with disabilities transitioning from high school.

Thursday, February 19, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center
230 West 200 South, Suite 1101
Register online: http://conta.cc/149EUFR or by calling Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Whose Decision Is It Anyway? Self-Determination and Helping Your Son or Daughter Make Good Decisions

Guest Speaker: Robyn Chidester, A UPC and IOTI Project

Parents will learn how to effectively support their son/daughter with disabilities in the post-secondary years.  Learn how to be a mentor to your young adult as he or she learns how to manage his or her own life.  A self-determined person can set goals, make decisions, speak for him or herself and solve problems.  Parents will gain skills to achieve this objective.

Thursday, February 19, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Vista Education Center, Rooms 1525 & 1535
97 South 200 East, Farmington
Register online: http://conta.cc/1u6Sink or by calling Roz Welch at 801-402-5120 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Whose Decision Is It Anyway? Self Determination and Helping Your Son or Daughter Make Good Decisions

Parents will learn how to effectively support their son/daughter with disabilities in the post-secondary years. Learn how to be a mentor to your young adult as they learn how to manage his or her own life. A self-determined person can set goals, make decisions, speak for him or herself and solve problems. Parents will gain skills to achieve this objective.

Tuesday, February 24, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Canyons Technical Education Center (east building)

825 E. 9085 S. Sandy
Register online: http://conta.cc/1lxHtU8  or by calling Lynda Hansen at 801-708-1841 or the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

Workshop- Positive Behavior Interventions

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce families to the ways behavior can be addressed through the special education process or through Section 504 services. The workshop gives an overview of how to find the causes of behavior problems and how positive behavior interventions can help at home and in the school.

Tuesday, February 24, 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Wendover High School

110 South Wildcat Boulevard
Register online: http://conta.cc/1z08QAo  or by calling the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051

 

Workshop- Plan for the Future: Employment and Post-Secondary Education

This workshop will help parents to understand vocational rehabilitation programs and services including how VR can be involved  the IEP; supported employment provided by the Division of Services for People with Disabilities; and how to access college/university support services.

Thursday, February 26, 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Utah Parent Center

230 West 200 South, Suite 1101
Register online: http://conta.cc/1zhJmw1 or by calling the Utah Parent Center at 801-272-1051.

 

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